Treasure trove of gold and jewels recovered from a 366-year-old shipwreck in the Bahamas

A treasure trove of gold coins, gemstones and jewels was recently uncovered at a 366-year-old Spanish shipwreck.  In an effort to conserve what’s left of the ship and its prized cargo, an international team of preservationists and underwater archaeologists has been working to recover objects from the shipwreck, which sits in the Atlantic Ocean about […]

‘Extraordinarily rare’: intact 1,200-year-old canoe recovered from Wisconsin lake | Wisconsin

A 1,200-year-old, 15-foot (4.5-metre) dugout canoe has been taken from Lake Mendota in Madison, Wisconsin, after two divers stumbled upon it while riding underwater scooters. The vessel was recovered from roughly 27ft of water and brought to shore this week. “This is the first time this thing has been out of the water in 1,200 […]